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CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am EST
shopping season is going so far. we know that those november retail sales reflected sandy and some other one-time issues. what do you think really is happening behind the scenes in terms of what's happening for holiday shopping? >> well, i think it's the same story every year. the promotions start early, black friday's always a big weekend, this year was no different, and it depends on who you listen to nrf was very optimistic about the estimates, gallup was not so much, and then the sandy-related numbers. there are clear winners and losers here. it's the sandy blameathon, clearly, but some of the winners and losers walmart and limited. >> walmart and limited. who do you think is in trouble. we saw gap shares down by 7%. is that a reflection of the dividend they won't be paying or the special dividend. is there something more with what's going on with stores there? >> well, i think everybody's nervous now, certainly. again, after you saw the tough numbers in november, the question is, do retailers get nervous? do they press the pedal in terms of more and more promotions? gap yesterday wa
CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm EST
a hurricane sandy event. the beginning of the month was terrible, the back end of the month was good, but it wasn't enough to make up for what they witnessed the first part of the month. i think you buy this on weakness. >> let's get to kate kelly. she has some news. what's the latest? >> melissa, the sac staff called, a second of its kind in two weeks just wrapped up a short time ago. it lasted less than half an hour. in it, sec management sought to reassure their employees. they have more than 1,000 people they employ. they wanted to reassure employees that steve cohen, a, has though plans to retire contrary to some talk out there today. two, that he is not personally entangled in this current government investigation. well, rather in the current government complaint over insider trading allegations against a former trader as well as one of sac's subsidiary units. there was talk that he may be charged in the coming months, but the staff has reassured them it'sed a rye s ed advisers that chargcharg charged along with a doctor who allegedly provided information to this insider. not c
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am EST
of things. sandy continues to make me feel these numbers are too difficult. i find them unfathomable. the speech is about way too much unemployment and very unfathomable in terms of the actual destruction. you got numbers from two different governors. they are unusually low. i don't trust any number during this period. >> especially the number we'll get a week from today which estimates for nonfarm are not that good. 75 maybe. sandy will continue to ring in our ears for the next few weeks. >> and then i believe you're going to get when you get supplies rebuilt and enough bricks and enough lumber. did you see that lumber hit a six-year high yesterday. >> wow. >> copper. a lot of people talking about short buy on copper. everyone saying it's about china. a lot of copper comes from scrap and the scrap in the northeast where there's a huge amount of copper, it's extraordinary. a lot of equipment is stalled. >> think of the copper wires here downtown eroded because of exposure to salt water that need to be replaced. >> when i hear the things that have been thrown away, the 500,000 cases o
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